Posts Tagged ‘tip’

July 1st, 2013 | By | 1,228 Comments

Makeup: Quick Fixes from Makeup Artist Stacey Tan

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Ask the Expert.
We asked SWELL Hair/Makeup artist, Stacey Tan for a few hair + makeup tips for busy days…

Stacey’s 5-Minute Fixes:
Jumping out of bed and getting ready on the fly happens a lot in the Summer, and you gotta have your go-to routine down!

1. If my hair is playing nice, I will add some sea salt spray, scrunch a bit, then use a
curling iron on the frontal pieces to frame the face. (I like to wrap curl the front pieces on
a 1 1/4 inch curling iron, make sure to pull the curl out to make it looser.)

2. Hair Lifesaver, The “Top Knot” : If your hair isn’t in the ideal state to be worn down, pull
out a few “baby hairs” around the face, and viola!

3. The most important part of my makeup routine is the foundation. In a hurry, I’ll apply a
thin layer with a Beauty Blender, spot cover with MAC heavy concealer and blend it out.
Then I’ll apply powder to seal it.

4. Next would be a sweep of bronzer on the temples of the forehead, below cheekbones,
and underneath the chin. Add dash of blush on the apples of cheeks.

5. Fill in brows with Anastasia brow powder in medium ash brown, Curl lashes and add 3
coats of mascara . Spray MAC Fix +.. and done!

Check out more hair / makeup tips HERE

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June 15th, 2013 | By | 1,182 Comments

theSWELLlife FItness Tip from SWELL Model, Emily.

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In need of some fitness inspiration? We asked SWELL model, Emily to share her fitspo…
Favorite inspirational quote: “You only regret the workout you don’t have.”
No matter how much you don’t want to have a workout, it’s true; the best part of it is when it’s done, then you are so happy you made the effort.

I think working out is easiest done when you’re having fun too; whether it’s swimming, or playing volleyball, or kicking a soccer ball around. Just keeping your heart rate up is the goal!
There’s always a time and place for the gym, but it’s so much more enjoyable when you can get exercise and have fun too.
- SWELL Model, Emily

Thanks for sharing your fitness inspiration Emily!
Check out Emily, rocking one of her favorite new styles at SWELL HERE

June 10th, 2013 | By | 2,516 Comments

Summer Makeup Tips

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Ask the Expert.
We asked SWELL Hair/Makeup artist, Stacey Tan, how to avoid Summer makeup meltdown…

Summer can be a bummer for your makeup routine, as temperatures rise, your makeup melts off! There are a few tricks you can try to make your foundation stay fresh and last all day.
-Swap heavy moisturizer for an oil free moisturizer: try Neutrogina Oil Free
Moisturizer, or Origins Oil Free Moisturizer.
-MAC Fix + – this product is your best friend! Apply generously before applying
foundation, after moisturizer. I also like to apply a light spritz when I’m done with my
makeup.
-Powder your T-Zone!

Tip from Hair / Makeup Expert Stacey Tan

(Pictured above: Wildfox Bikini Top / White Beach Pants )

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Check back soon for more tips from Stacey Tan!

February 16th, 2013 | By | 3,653 Comments

Lookin’ Hot in Your Itty-Bitty Bikini by The Skinny Confidential


Hey babes!
I’m Lauryn at The Skinny Confidential and I’m here to give you all the deets about how to look hot in your teeny-weeny bikini. Summer is only a few months away- the sooner you start thinking about the bikini season, the better!

(Read on for Lauryn’s bikini fit tips!)
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